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Featured, Academic, Science, general, Chemistry, Biology May 4, 2017

Samantha Whelan, of Exeter, is one of nine recipients of the Lock Haven University Alumni Association Scholarship for the 2021-22 school year. Whelan is a sophomore transfer student majoring in biology at LHU.

Throughout the summer, Lock Haven University biologists, Dr. Steve Seiler and Dr. Heather Bechtold have led a team who have been surveying streams throughout the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) in McKean County.

Lock Haven University biology professors, Dr. Shonah Hunter and her husband Dr. Ralph Harnishfeger, came to LHU in 1989 and 1990, respectively. Hunter is set to enter her 32nd year at LHU in the fall.

Lock Haven University professor of biology, Dr. Barrie Overton studies white-nose syndrome, a fungal infection affecting North American bat populations. Overton and his students have been published extensively on the topic, though their research is currently on hold due to the pandemic.

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